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Tue Oct 31, 2017
Jessyka Boatright answered:
Hi Cory,

Riverside is great for investment properties. Wether you want to be a landlord, flip homes or purchase for long term investments Riverside is the place to be. Riverside is always developing, expanding and improving the infrastructure and community services.

Currently right now there is affordable house and lots of homes qualify for FHA.

I would be more than happy to help you with any other questions about Riverside. Feel free to call me or message me anytime. I can send you a list of properties perfect for investments.
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Mon Jun 19, 2017
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Thu Mar 30, 2017
Lostincali26 asked:
I would like to find how many homes have been bought and sold for a specified date range in a specified county within CA. Is there a trulia tool here or resource you know of?
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Tue May 10, 2016
Why rent to own when you may qualify to buy to own? Rent to own usually want 10-15% down that is non refundable and rent that goes up annually.

You may qualify FHA from fico scores between 500-579 with 10% down or minimum 580 fico score may qualify FHA 3.5% down. You may consider a 3%-5% Sapphire Grant down payment program up to 417k from a minimum 620 fico score which does not have to be repaid.

Your qualifications will be determined by your credit profile, debt to income ratios, fico scores, loan program and how much you want to invest into the down payment and closing costs. Your fico scores can be raised within 3-4 days in most cases to qualify for programs, rates and terms as necessary.

You will need to gather documentation such as one month paystubs, two month bank statements, last two year tax returns, 1040's, 1099's, W2's and all schedules, copies of drivers license/ID and social security card for each applicant.

If you figure out what cities/zip codes you are considering, minimum number of bedrooms and the maximum payment/price you are looking to achieve you can be emailed listings to fit your search criteria. Your email address is needed to set you up for the automatic daily updates.

It only takes a few dozen questions to qualify, go over your options and email you listings to study and consider. Here are some links to study about me as well as web reference links to many loan programs...

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Fri May 8, 2015
Tamara Short answered:
The part of the zip code that I live in is Jurupa Valley. This is a horse friendly community with local arenas and riding trails. The neighborhood I live in consists of homes with at least a quarter acre of property and most properties are closer to a half acre. This allows residents to own and breed livestock. I love this area because it projects a small town feel but is part of a very large city. ... more
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Thu Jul 3, 2014
Jason McIntyre answered:
Dear 9eritrea,

Renae is correct, you can get all sorts of valuable statistics at the City Data page. Here is a link for Riverside as a whole The best way to interpret this data is to work with a Realtor who is very familiar with the area you are interested in. They can help you understand how the community compares to other potential communities.

You can also visit my "Orangecrest" page at There is a "Community Reports" tab on the left hand side that you can enter ANY zip code and get a detailed report including; School Ratings, Crime Levels, Income and Education levels and much more. You can even compare two zip codes side by side.

I hope this helps!


Jason Shawn McIntyre, Broker
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Mon Apr 28, 2014
Sonny Cox answered:
The commute from Riverside down into the Anaheim area is a tricky one. I would have to say depending on where you're going to in Anaheim it can be anywhere from 30 minutes to 90 minutes. It really just depends on the day of the week, weather, accidents, and if school is in or out which actually does impact the traffic. It also depends on the time of the morning your leaving. Their will always be traffic congestion right as you pass Green River Exit and then again as you get closer to Weir Canyon. Now coming home you will hit traffic usually around Imperial Highway and then it will be stop and go from that point on. The bottom line is its the 91 freeway and it will never change, just go into it knowing your going to hit traffic in either directions. ... more
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
Sonny Cox answered:
Generally speaking from my experiences the traffic flows at a pretty decent speed until you pass the Temescal Canyon RD and then it starts to be stop and go traffic up to the 91/15 interchange. The traffic is really bad once you hit E Ontario Ave to the 91/15 and then once you pass the interchange it will speed up for about 2 miles then it will be stop and go traffic until you hit the 60 freeway. Normally once you pass the 60 freeway it will slow down around the 10 freeway interchange and then pick back up until you get close to Beech Ave and then it slows down all the until you pass the 15/215 interchange in Devore then you should have smooth traffic from that point on into Vegas with some slow down in the High Desert area every once in awhile. ... more
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Tue Dec 3, 2013
Randall Ortiz answered:
you should google those types of questions.
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Fri Aug 23, 2013
jennyo answered:
I lived off of Daisy street in the orangecrest area and i have had four different neighbors since moving here in 2001. I would say that there is been a lot of short sell and foreclosures in the area. ... more
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Wed Aug 21, 2013
JR Thrasher answered:
Data on the specific types of crime in the area is not available. A quick web search shows that Ramona is right around the national average.

That being said, I have a policy, I would never show someone a home I wouldn't live in myself. I have several friends in Ramona and have sold many homes there. Every city has its less desirable areas for whatever reasons. Click the link in the web reference below for a list of homes for sale in the nicer areas of Ramona.

J.R. Thrasher
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Sun Aug 4, 2013
Ray Wright answered:
I've met with clients before on Brian and did not think it was overly annoying. But I would suggest taking it upon yourself to go door to door to your prospective neighbors. They would obviously be the very best to get the truth from. Just introduce yourself as a possible future neighbor and I'm sure they'll be more than happy to share their thoughts.

Good luck and I wish you contentment in wherever you end up living.

Ray Wright
Keller Williams Realty
Direct: 951-354-1303
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Fri Jul 19, 2013
sherrybivin answered:
How can I find out the percentage of violence of each high school in Owensboro Ky?
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Fri Jul 12, 2013
Jared Jones answered:
There's a lot going on here. To break a lease usually falls back on a habitability issue. Just because there are 2 extra bedrooms doesn't necessarily make for a non-habitable situation. However, it the inspector requires the removal of 2 of the bedrooms, then there's a problem. I'd have your son talk to the owner and explain they didn't know of the violation and don't intend to stay. See what he/she says. The security deposit is the tenant's money until they (the owner) proves that due to the tenant's actions the owner incurred some expense to restore the property to its condition prior to the tenancy. ... more
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Sun Jun 30, 2013
Ray Wright answered:
Not sure what your question is, however I echo what was already said. There's two major hospitals that service the area. Parkview and Riverside Community. Kaiser also has a hospital in Riverside if you're a Kaiser member.

What exactly were you interested in?
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Tue Jun 25, 2013
Kevin Allen answered:
Your best resource is at this web address:

This is an amazing tool to discover types of reported crime and frequency.

Please keep in mind that even the best neighborhoods can have crime.

Kevin Allen
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Wed Dec 5, 2012
Ray Wright answered:
First of all, no city is completely 100% safe and you always have to be on your guard.

But don't just take it from me, Ray the Realtor. I spent several years as a Deputy Sheriff in Fontana, Rialto, Bloomington, & Rancho Cucamonga & then more as a Police Officer in Pomona. When it comes to gangs and crime, I've seen it all. When I take buyers out to show homes, the things I look for that many don't notice are the telltale signs of crime. Many times, when buying a home, the excitement can block your view of things that I notice right away. And I use my particular set of skills, education, expertise and experience to help my clients find the right place to live.

Take a drive around at different times of the day and night and on weekends, especially Friday and Saturday nights. Go to the police station and ask to speak with the officer that handles that beat during swing shift. He or she can give you far more insight than anyone else here.

Also, take a look at the following website for more detailed info on crime in this and any other area you may be interested in:

Good luck!

Ray Wright
Realtor - PSC - SSIC
Keller Williams Realty
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Tue Sep 25, 2012
Darrell A. Caraway Architect answered:
You can build an addition for 90 dollars a square foot but it doesn't include a two story or the demolition costs. Or costs for building in dense urban areas. Over bridges, etc, hillsides. ... more
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Thu Jul 19, 2012
Ray Wright answered:
This question just now popped up in my daily questions alert. Just curious...were you able to get in?

Ray Wright
Realtor and Preforeclosure Specialist
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